Affiliate Funds & Partners
GEM International Ventures, LLC
GEM International Ventures, LLC is focused on identifying individual entrepreneurs in the Emerging Markets arena who are able to establish a viable partnership with GEM International to set up and manage small companies.
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GEM partners completed 6 LBO's from 1997-2002. Subsequent to this, several GEM partners formed a dedicated buyout fund. GEM is both a non-voting GP and an LP.
Founded in 2003, Kinderhook Industries is a private equity firm with $770 million of committed capital and an investment philosophy based on combining senior management and operating experience in a variety of industries with the financial and investment know-how of private equity professionals. Kinderhook primarily makes control investments in companies with transaction values of $10-$75 million in which the firm can achieve significant financial, operational and growth improvements. The firm targets orphaned non-core subsidiaries of corporate parents, existing small capitalization public companies lacking institutional support and management-led recapitalizations of entrepreneur-owned companies. By providing access to capital, strategic advice and an extensive network of relationships, Kinderhook Industries has a history of successfully building privately held firms in partnership with management.
To learn more please visit the firm's website: Kinderhook Industries
GEM India Advisors (GIA)
GEM India Advisors is a multi-industry and diversified private equity and alternative asset firm focused on investing in Indian Sub-Continent based companies.
For details on a representative GIA transaction please click here
MENA Small & Medium Enterprise Fund*
GEM partnered with The Venture Capital Bank, a Bahrain-based Islamic investment bank, to launch a co-manage a Shari'ah compliant $250 million fund focused on alternative investments in multiple industries based in the Middle East & North Africa region. GEM's share is 50% of the General Partner and is also a significant Limited Partner in the fund.
To learn more about our partner, please visit the bank website: VC Bank
*GEM exited both its LP and GP stakes in Q1 2010
GEM has partnered with the CITIC Group (China International Trust and Investment Company), China's largest native multinational company with $125 billion of total assets, 44 subsidiaries and true global reach and influence. The partnership was set up to launch and co-manage a $1 billion natural resources fund with specific focus on non-ferrous metals across Asia and Africa.
To learn more about our partner, please visit the CITIC website: citic.com
*GP/LP – Fund matured 12/31/15 – 3 unrealized returns outstanding